Self monitoring is the "control central" of comprehension strategies. It involves the student taking charge and tracking their comprehension, deciding when it is working and when it isn't, figuring out what the problem is and deciding on a strategy to fix it, They need to ask themselves "Am I getting this? Do I understand this?"
This unit based on Saskatchewan outcomes for Grade 1-2 (CC, CR and AR) contains
I can statements,
Oral Language Checklist,
Oral Language Games,
Detailed Lesson Plans for 3 Mentor Texts
Word work and
This unit can be taught in a single grade 1 or 2 but it is organized for the combined class.